Cheap flights from Christchurch to Cairns

CHC — CNS
28 Jun — 5 Jul1
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How to find the cheapest flight from Christchurch to Cairns

All the information you need to plan the best CHC to CNS flight in 2022: compare Christchurch to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.

CHC - CNS

Price

$488 - $744

CNS

Temperature

21 - 27 °C

CNS

Rainfall

20 - 430 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Average price$964Average for round-trip flights in June 2022
Round-trip from$777From Christchurch to Cairns

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Christchurch to Cairns?

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 17% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Christchurch to Cairns?

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cairns from Christchurch. Prices for October average $1,013 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $777. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a October flight can save you 16% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Christchurch to Cairns (CHC - CNS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Christchurch to Cairns in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 34% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to Cairns in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHC to CNS flights in June, July
19 Jul - 29 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

18h 30m
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

11h 10m
$1,278

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/6/22

19 Jul - 29 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

13h 40m
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

11h 10m
$1,426

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/6/22

19 Jul - 29 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

18h 30m
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

14h 50m
$1,453

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 23/6/22

Christchurch to Cairns 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Christchurch found for this year
5 Sep - 23 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

16h 30m
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

7h 40m
$873

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/6/22

5 Sep - 23 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

13h 40m
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

20h 20m
$929

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 20/6/22

5 Sep - 23 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

13h 20m
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

22h 55m
$933

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 20/6/22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Christchurch to Cairns

5 Sep - 23 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

13h 40m
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

20h 20m
$929

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 20/6/22

5 Sep - 23 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

13h 20m
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

22h 55m
$933

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 20/6/22

19 Jul - 29 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

18h 30m
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

14h 50m
$1,453

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 23/6/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Christchurch to Cairns

5 Sep - 23 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

16h 30m
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

7h 40m
$873

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/6/22

5 Sep - 23 Sep
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

13h 40m
CNS

Cairns

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

12h 25m
$2,367

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 20/6/22

One-way flights to Cairns from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Cairns
9 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

19h 05m
$809

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/6/22

8 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

23h 40m
$892

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/6/22

10 Jul
CHC

Christchurch

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

40h 50m
$932

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/6/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Christchurch to Cairns flights.

Which airlines flying from Christchurch to Cairns have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Christchurch to Cairns that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Christchurch to Cairns for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to Cairns for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $873, but on average you can expect to pay $1,712.

How popular is this Christchurch to Cairns flight route?

This flight path from Christchurch to Cairns was viewed by 131 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Christchurch to Cairns round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Christchurch to Cairns is Air New Zealand. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $873 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Qantas Airways, starting at $929. Air New Zealand is priced at 13% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Christchurch to Cairns one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Christchurch to Cairns are Air New Zealand ($946), Jetstar ($1,107), and Qantas Airways ($1,553).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Christchurch to Cairns?

Before booking your flight from Christchurch to Cairns, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jetstar, Air New Zealand or Qantas Airways.

What are the cheapest flights from Christchurch to Cairns?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $455. While the most popular route (Christchurch - Cairns) can be booked for $873 on average our data indicates $713 when flying from Christchurch to Cairns.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to Cairns

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Top 3 airlines flying from Christchurch to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Christchurch to Cairns choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$551Average$763FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$820Average$1,055FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$851Average$970FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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